Having a Bachelor's Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in History I have been coaching, giving private lessons, and teaching in different levels for the last 6 years. As an enthusiast in music performance and history, with some background in other areas, I have enjoyed helping young people find a passion for learning. The style I use is very interactive, showing the students that the information is there for them to grasp and utilizing their own strengths and weaknesses to help them achieve mastery. Th... [more]
Probably my favorite area of study, and one of my primary subjects in College.
Government & Politics
I can help prepare young people for the Reading Comprehension portion of the ACT and reading comprehension in general.
I have been a Windows OS based computer user for 15 years. I reviewed and revised curriculum for teaching basic to intermediate use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel 2000 in 2001. I spent 3 years working for the IT department of Norwich University, 1 year spent as student technician in the computer repair shop. I am extremely familiar with Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. I have setup a personal home network with 2 desktop computers, and 1 laptop computer using both wired and wireless networking.
A vocalist for over 20 years, I have sung in several choruses, done semi-classical and contemporary music, mostly Christian in nature. Most recently I had been working with the Barbershop A Capella style of music, ending 6 years with the Knights of the Mohawk Chorus, 5 of them as director. I was privileged during this time to attend Harmony University to learn more about teaching vocal music. I have deep background in general music, taught brass and have a love of vocal music. I have coached one young person to first place in a singing competition, and currently lead my church's youth choir.
Nearly 20 years of playing Trombone with The Salvation Army and other music groups. Invited to play Bass Trombone with the Erie Youth Symphony for the '98-'99 season. Reads both treble and bass clef, and able to teach basic music theory. Volunteer brass music teacher with a few different Salvation Army churches over the last 8 years teaching Trombone, Trumpet, Baritone, and Eb Tuba. Provided private trumpet lessons for about a year with great success for the beginner student.
Provided private trumpet lessons for about a year with great success for the beginner student. Over 20 years of playing brass instruments with The Salvation Army and other music groups, primarily Trombone. Able to teach basic music theory. Volunteer brass music teacher with a few different Salvation Army churches over the last 8 years teaching Trombone, Trumpet, Baritone, and Eb Tuba.